New Jersey Publications

New Jersey Currents - Spring | Summer 2016

New Jersey Currents - Spring | Summer 2016

June 7, 2016

In this issue: Fighting for clean energy, blocking dirty water rules, lead in Newark Schools, and more.

Sprinkler at a coal ash disposal site. Photo credit: bibiphoto / Shutterstock

New Jersey Currents - Fall 2015

November 4, 2015

NJ Legislature Still Flunking on the Environment

Clean Water Action’s 2014-15 NJ Legislative Scorecard found a majority of state legislators failed on the environment, much as they did 2 years ago.

New Jersey Currents - Fall 2014

October 23, 2014

In this issue: Climate change, water, and jobs; Vote for clean water; Radioactive waste; and more.

"Raise the Roadway" Bayonne Bridge Project

New Jersey Environmental Federation staff testified this February at the U.S. Coast Guard hearing in Newark on the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s (PANYNJ) “Raise the Roadway” project for the Bayonne Bridge. The a project would raise the bridge 64 feet to make room for the new generation of supersized Panamax ships. Project proponents claim it will be a tremendous economic achievement and feat of engineering brilliance, yet have failed to conduct a thorough review of the project’s environmental and public health impacts.

Diesel Publications

May 18, 2009

PDF iconDiesel Brochure (218 kb, pdf)

Kids Help Monitor Newark's Dirty Diesel Near Their School

December 29, 2008

Healthy Ports demonstrationIn December member groups of the Coalition for Healthy Ports (CHPs, which NJEF chairs) and dozens of environmentalists, community activists, port drivers, and students conducted a truck count at various locations in the East and South Wards of Newark where port trucks first hit the local streets.

The Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC) did a great job organizing truck counting in front of the Hawkins Street School and other neighborhood locations in Newark. Additional truck counting was conducted in the South Ward by the graduates of NJEF's Newark-based Urban Environmental Institute.